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November 2018

Hebrew Reading Crash Course

November 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Free – £20

In just three sessions Rabbi Morris will teach you to read Hebrew! Free for members (RSVP) and £20 for non-members. Booking online is required.

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Talmud Class with Rabbi Shalom Morris

November 20, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Each week following mornings services and breakfast study the tractate of Berahot about the origin and meaning of Jewish prayer.

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Hebrew Reading Crash Course

November 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 26, 2018

Free – £20

In just three sessions Rabbi Morris will teach you to read Hebrew! Free for members (RSVP) and £20 for non-members. Booking online is required.

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Talmud Class with Rabbi Shalom Morris

November 27, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Each week following mornings services and breakfast study the tractate of Berahot about the origin and meaning of Jewish prayer.

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December 2018

A Unique Lantern Making Workshop

December 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Learn how to make beautiful lanterns and celebrate Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. Booking essential, limited space! RSVP below

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Talmud Class with Rabbi Shalom Morris

December 4, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Each week following mornings services and breakfast study the tractate of Berahot about the origin and meaning of Jewish prayer.

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Lunchtime Parasha with Rabbi Shalom Morris

December 6, 2018 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Free

Each month we gather for a lovely lunch catered by Zest and enjoy insights on the weekly Parasha. Followed by Minha in our historic synagogue. Sponsorship opportunities available.

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Young Couples Hanukkah Lunch

December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Rabbi Morris for a special Young Couples Shabbat Lunch for Hanukkah. For more details please email: rabbimorris@sephardi.org.uk

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Hanukkah Service, Habdalah & Lighting the Hanukkiah

December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a grand candlelit Hanukkah Service, Habdalah, lighting the Hanukkiah and... doughnuts!  

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Talmud Class with Rabbi Shalom Morris

December 11, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Each week following mornings services and breakfast study the tractate of Berahot about the origin and meaning of Jewish prayer.

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Bevis Bet Midrash

December 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 17, 2018

One event on December 17, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Learning night at Bevis: Bet Midrash followed by lecture Each month gather in the new Bevis Marks Synagogue Bet Midrash. Enjoy studying ancient texts in small groups on a range of subjects from Parashah, Talmud, and Jewish Philosophy. Each group will be led by a young scholar.

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Rabbi Morris Lecture Series: The Hahamim: Moshe Cohen D’Azavedo – The Long Eighteenth Century

December 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim. The first term looks at Hahamim from the 17th and 18th centuries, the second term from the 19th century, and the third from the 20th century. Yaakov Sasportas – London’s First Rabbi. Monday, 15th October David Nieto – Bevis’ First Rabbi. Monday, 12th November Moshe Cohen D’Azavedo…

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Talmud Class with Rabbi Shalom Morris

December 18, 2018 @ 8:15 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:15 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Each week following mornings services and breakfast study the tractate of Berahot about the origin and meaning of Jewish prayer.

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January 2019

New Members Kiddush

January 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Welcome 2018’s new members and celebrate the growth of Bevis Marks Synagogue’s community.

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Mitsvah Training Shabbat

January 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Learn how to perform the S&P synagogue mitsvot and enjoy lunch with Rabbi Morris. The training begins after Shabbat morning Kiddush. RSVP: rabbimorris@bevismarks.org.uk

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Book of Joshua

January 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Each month gather in the new Bevis Marks Synagogue Bet Midrash to study the Book of Joshua with Rabbi Morris. Monday 14th January Monday 4th February Monday 4th March 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Rabbi Morris Lecture Series: The Hahamim – Haham Raphael Meldola

January 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim. The second term looks at Hahamim from the 19th century, and the third from the 20th century. Haham Raphael Meldola. Monday, 14th January Hazzan David Aaron de Sola. Monday, 4th February Haham Benjamin Artom. Monday, 4th March 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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Bevis Marks Synagogue – HLF

January 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Join us for an evening and learn more about the exciting progress of the HLF project.

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Lunchtime Parasha with Rabbi Morris

January 17, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on February 14, 2019 at 12:45 pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Each month gather for lunch and enjoy insights on the weekly Parashah. Followed by Minha in our historic synagogue. Thank you to our sponsors.

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Pascal Theatre Company Drama Workshop: Discovering & Documenting England’s Lost Jews – Hiding, Secrecy & Revealing

January 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a drama workshop with the Pascal Theatre Company. Sunday 20th January: Hiding, Secrecy and Revealing - The Crypto Jews. This workshop looks at the history of the Crypto Jews: these were Jews who hid their identity and lived as Christians. Sunday 27th January: Novo Cemetery - This workshop looks at the history of the Novo Cemetery in Queen Mary University, Mile End and will use drama to engage with, and explore, some of the stories and lives…

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Tu Bishvat in the City

January 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£10

Join Young World Jewish Relief & Bevis Marks after work and celebrate Tu Bishvat in style! £10 online, £20 at the door. For YP ages 20's & 30's.  

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Dayan Dadoun’s Visit to Bevis Marks

January 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Dayan Dadoun is the newest appointee to the S&P Sephardi Bet Din. He and his wife will be spending Shabbat at Bevis Marks.

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Pascal Theatre Company Drama Workshop: Discovering & Documenting England’s Lost Jews – Novo Cemetery

January 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a drama workshop with the Pascal Theatre Company. Sunday 27th January: Novo Cemetery - This workshop looks at the history of the Novo Cemetery in Queen Mary University, Mile End and will use drama to engage with, and explore, some of the stories and lives of the people buried there. Sunday 3rd February: A Reimagined Time Line - Adding in Sephardi Hidden Histories. This workshop looks at the English history taught in many schools and the significant…

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February 2019

Young Professionals Shabbaton

February 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£25 – £30

We welcome Nachshon Rodrigues Pereira and the Bendigamos community from Amsterdam for a special Shabbat at Bevis Marks. Join us for YP Shabbat dinner and Shabbat Lunch.

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Young Professionals Shabbaton

February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
£15 – £20

We welcome Nachshon Rodrigues Pereira and the Bendigamos community from Amsterdam for a special Shabbat at Bevis Marks. Join us for YP Shabbat dinner and Shabbat Lunch.

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Pascal Theatre Company Drama Workshop: Discovering & Documenting England’s Lost Jews – A Reimagined Time Line

February 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a drama workshop with the Pascal Theatre Company. Sunday 27th January: Novo Cemetery - This workshop looks at the history of the Novo Cemetery in Queen Mary University, Mile End and will use drama to engage with, and explore, some of the stories and lives of the people buried there. Sunday 3rd February: A Reimagined Time Line - Adding in Sephardi Hidden Histories. This workshop looks at the English history taught in many schools and the significant…

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Author Event & Literary Tea: The History Behind ‘The Weight of Ink’

February 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
£10 – £12.50

Bevis Marks Synagogue will host an afternoon exploring the truth behind the fiction. With Dr Aviva Dautch, Rabbi Morris and the author Rachel Kadish via video stream from America. Rachel Kadish’s historical novel, set in the City of London following the Readmission of the Jews, won a National Jewish Book Award. For those who have read it, and those who haven’t but would like to find out more, Bevis Marks Synagogue will host an afternoon exploring the truth behind the fiction. 3.00 - 3.30pm Arrival.…

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Book of Joshua

February 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Each month gather in the new Bevis Marks Synagogue Bet Midrash to study the Book of Joshua with Rabbi Morris. Monday 14th January Monday 4th February Monday 4th March 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Rabbi Morris Lecture Series: The Hahamim – Hazzan David Aaron de Sola

February 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim. The second term looks at Hahamim from the 19th century, and the third from the 20th century. Haham Raphael Meldola. Monday, 14th January Hazzan David Aaron de Sola. Monday, 4th February Haham Benjamin Artom. Monday, 4th March 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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Lunchtime Parasha with Rabbi Morris

February 14, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on February 14, 2019 at 12:45 pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Each month gather for lunch and enjoy insights on the weekly Parashah. Followed by Minha in our historic synagogue. Thank you to our sponsors.

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Memorial to Mark 50 Years since the Baghdad Hangings

February 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

The public hanging (reportedly witnessed by 500,000 people) of 9 Jews in 1969 was the grim start of a process that continued for several years, leaving at least another 34 people missing, hanged, killed in prison or slaughtered in their homes. Supported by the Exilarch's Foundation

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Unique Shabbat with Rabbi Dweck

February 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - February 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
£10 – £25

Join us for a unique Shabbat with Senior Rabbi Joseph Dweck who will be spending time at Bevis Marks Synagogue with his family. Service starts at 6:30pm Followed by a community dinner Shabbat afternoon Q&A followed by Arbit and Habdalah

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March 2019

Book of Joshua

March 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on February 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Each month gather in the new Bevis Marks Synagogue Bet Midrash to study the Book of Joshua with Rabbi Morris. Monday 14th January Monday 4th February Monday 4th March 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Rabbi Morris Lecture Series: The Hahamim – Haham Benjamin Artom

March 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim. The second term looks at Hahamim from the 19th century, and the third from the 20th century. Haham Raphael Meldola. Monday, 14th January Hazzan David Aaron de Sola. Monday, 4th February Haham Benjamin Artom. Monday, 4th March 7:00pm – 8:00pm

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JSOC Shabbaton

March 8, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - March 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
£10

London's University Jewish Societies will spend Shabbat at Bevis Marks Synagogue. Option to stay overnight with meals, tours, and lectures throughout. The schedule: Friday night 5:45pm Tour of Synagogue 6:45pm Service followed by dinner Shabbat day: 7:00am Service followed by Kiddush and lunch together with 'Walking Tour of Jewish East End'

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Lunchtime Parasha with Rabbi Morris

March 14, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on February 14, 2019 at 12:45 pm

One event on March 14, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Each month gather for lunch and enjoy insights on the weekly Parashah. Followed by Minha in our historic synagogue. Thank you to our sponsors.

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Purim in the City

March 20, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - March 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Join us for a Megillah reading followed by cocktails, hamentaschen and refreshments. Wednesday 20th March at 6:45pm Arbit and Megillah with Rabbi Joseph Dweck Thursday 21st March at 7:00am Megillah and breakfast Seuda with Rabbi Elia

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Shabbat with Senior Rabbi Joseph Dweck

March 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - March 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
£10 – £25

Join us for a Shabbat with Senior Rabbi Joseph Dweck. Service times: Friday night at 6:30pm Shabbat morning at 8:30am Mincha after Kiddush Q&A at 6:30pm Arbit and Habdalah at 7:15pm

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April 2019

2nd Night Seder

April 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
£20 – £35

Join Rabbi Morris on the second night of Pesah for an insightful and engaging Community Seder.  

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May 2019

Lunchtime Parashah with Rabbi Morris

May 9, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Each month gather for lunch and enjoy insights on the weekly Parashah. Followed by Minha in our historic synagogue. Thank you to our sponsors.

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Yom Ha’Atsmaut Kiddush

May 11, 2019

Join us for a special service and Kiddush celebrating Yom Ha'Atsmaut with Israeli style food.

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Book of Joshua

May 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Each month gather in the new Bevis Marks Synagogue Bet Midrash to study the Book of Joshua with Rabbi Morris.

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Rabbi Morris Lecture Series: The Hahamim – Haham Moses Gaster

May 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Join Rabbi Morris to study the book of Joshua in the new Bet Midrash at 6:00pm followed by a lecture on Haham Moses Gaster at 7:00pm. Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim.

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June 2019

Lunchtime Parashah with Rabbi Morris

June 6, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on June 6, 2019 at 12:45 pm

Each month gather for lunch and enjoy insights on the weekly Parashah. Followed by Minha in our historic synagogue. Thank you to our sponsors.

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Book of Joshua

June 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Each month gather in the new Bevis Marks Synagogue Bet Midrash to study the Book of Joshua with Rabbi Morris.

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Rabbi Morris Lecture Series: The Hahamim – Three Centuries of Rabbinic Leadership: A Review & Assessment

June 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
hahamim lecture series

Join Rabbi Morris to study the book of Joshua in the new Bet Midrash at 6:00pm followed by a lecture on 'Three Centuries of Rabbinic Leadership: A Review & Assessment' at 7:00pm. Over the centuries the S&P Sephardi community has benefited from the leadership of towering rabbinic figures. This series looks at these erudite individuals, the challenges they faced, and the impact they left on Anglo-Jewry’s Sephardim.

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Walking Tour – The Sephardic East End

June 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
£15

Join Rabbi Morris and visit a time when the East End was home to Sephardic schools, poor houses, cemeteries, an orphanage, an elder care home, and almost a new synagogue when Bevis Marks Synagogue was nearly demolished in the 19th century. Learn about these places and the stories of the Sephardic East End during the 17th-21st century. Sushi Reception followed by the walk. ** Must book in advance. **

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August 2019

The Spitalfields Journey

August 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 6, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

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One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

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One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

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One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 10, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 13, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

August 27, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 5, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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September 2019

Jewish Law

September 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Learn the ins and outs of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. Topics include Shabbat, Prayer, Life Cycle, etc. (Please note, this is not a conversion class.)

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Talmud: The Festivals

September 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Each week gather with friends to study a seasonal page of Talmud from the High Holidays to Hanukkah. No prior experience necessary. Topic for September: ‘Tractate Rosh Hashanah: The Meaning of the Jewish New Year’  

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The Spitalfields Journey

September 3, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 pm

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Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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The Spitalfields Journey

September 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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Sages on the Parasha

September 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Prior to Friday evening services meet in the synagogue to study a Rabbinic teaching on the weekly Torah portion.

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Monthly 20s and 30s Friday Night Dinners

September 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£10 – £15

(Nearly) each month enjoy a dinner, socialise and celebrate Shabbat together. Each dinner will highlight a young member of the community who will share a Jewish take on their area of expertise. To book a ticket for a November dinner, click here. To book a ticket for a December dinner, click here.

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Jewish Law

September 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Learn the ins and outs of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. Topics include Shabbat, Prayer, Life Cycle, etc. (Please note, this is not a conversion class.)

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Talmud: The Festivals

September 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Each week gather with friends to study a seasonal page of Talmud from the High Holidays to Hanukkah. No prior experience necessary. Topic for September: ‘Tractate Rosh Hashanah: The Meaning of the Jewish New Year’  

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The Spitalfields Journey

September 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 13, 2019 at 4:30 pm

Commencing your journey with a visit to Britain’s oldest Synagogue in continuous use. The Grade One listed Bevis Marks houses a significant collection of ritual silver and textiles offering a rare insight into the ever changing fashions and craftsmanship of Spitalfields. This highly valuable collection includes pieces by Huguenot silversmiths and dresses made of Huguenot silk which were re-made into mantels. A rare chance to witness a truly historic and cultural archive within such a captivating building. From here you will be led to…

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Jewish Law

September 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Learn the ins and outs of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. Topics include Shabbat, Prayer, Life Cycle, etc. (Please note, this is not a conversion class.)

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Talmud: The Festivals

September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Each week gather with friends to study a seasonal page of Talmud from the High Holidays to Hanukkah. No prior experience necessary. Topic for September: ‘Tractate Rosh Hashanah: The Meaning of the Jewish New Year’  

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Jewish Views from A-Z

September 21, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

This monthly Shabbat series looks at the Jewish sources on topics that matter. It takes place on Shabbat mornings following Kiddush. After the food is cleared, dessert is served and discourse ensues. For 'A' topics can include Animal Rights, Abortion, Anger or Anything else. To cast your vote contact Rabbi Morris.

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Jewish Law

September 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Learn the ins and outs of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. Topics include Shabbat, Prayer, Life Cycle, etc. (Please note, this is not a conversion class.)

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Talmud: The Festivals

September 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 23, 2019

Each week gather with friends to study a seasonal page of Talmud from the High Holidays to Hanukkah. No prior experience necessary. Topic for September: ‘Tractate Rosh Hashanah: The Meaning of the Jewish New Year’  

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Anniversary Shabbat Dinner

September 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£26 – £32

Celebrate 318 years of England’s oldest synagogue. Join us for Shabbat dinner on the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah.

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October 2019

JSOC Sukkah Social

October 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
£3

The annual Sukkah Social for London JSOCs is being hosted at Bevis Marks synagogue. Queen Mary Jewish and Israel Society invite all Jewish students from across London to join us for a great evening. Music, refreshments and a buzzing atmosphere at Britain's oldest synagogue.

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20s and 30s Secret Succot Celebration

October 17, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£10 – £15

Gather in the hidden 18th century courtyard of Bevis Marks Synagogue and celebrate Succot with other young Jews in this secret section of the City. Food and drinks served.

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Hoshana Rabbah

October 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Nachshon Rodrigues-Pereira from Amsterdam is leading this special Hoshana Rabbah service. Followed by breakfast in the Succah.

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Shabbat Bereshit Dinner

October 25, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
£24 – £30

Join us for a most beautiful choral service in honour of our Hatan Bereshit, Alex Segall, and a delicious dinner. Choral service: 6:30pm Dinner to follow

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November 2019

The Making of Modern Anglo Jewry Lecture: Education – Free Schools, Hebrew Schools and Rabbinic Schools: What Makes Anglo Jewish Education Different 

November 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

In each of these monthly lectures learn the stories behind the institutions that define British Jewry today. Followed by refreshments and socialising. Sponsorship opportunities available.

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Monthly 20s and 30s Friday Night Dinners

November 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£10 – £15

(Nearly) each month enjoy a dinner, socialise and celebrate Shabbat together. Each dinner will highlight a young member of the community who will share a Jewish take on their area of expertise. To book a ticket for the 16th November dinner, click here.

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Jewish Views from A-Z

November 16, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

This monthly Shabbat series looks at the Jewish sources on topics that matter. It takes place on Shabbat mornings during Kiddush. After the food is cleared, dessert is served and discourse ensues.

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December 2019

Monthly 20s and 30s Friday Night Dinners

December 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£10 – £15

Enjoy a dinner, socialise and celebrate Shabbat together. Each dinner will highlight a young member of the community who will share a Jewish take on their area of expertise.

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Jewish Views from A-Z

December 14, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

This monthly Shabbat series looks at the Jewish sources on topics that matter. It takes place on Shabbat mornings during Kiddush. After the food is cleared, dessert is served and discourse ensues.

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The Making of Modern Anglo Jewry Lecture

December 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Journalism: The Jewish Chronicle and their competition In each of these monthly lectures learn the stories behind the institutions that define British Jewry today. Followed by refreshments and socialising.

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Grand Hanukkah Service

December 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Join us for our Grand Hanukkah candlelit service at Bevis Marks Synagogue on Sunday 22nd December at 5.30pm, in celebration of the first night of Hanukkah. Followed by a doughnut reception

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January 2020

Community Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Dweck

Friday January 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£10 – £15

Join us for a community Shabbat dinner with Rabbi Joseph Dweck at Bevis Marks Synagogue on Friday 3rd January. 6.30pm services, followed by dinner

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Talmud Purim

Monday January 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gather to study a seasonal page of Talmud. This term we study Tractate Megillah. No prior experience necessary with Rabbi Shalom Morris  

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Laws of Shabbat

Monday January 6 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 3, 2020

Free

Learn the ins and out of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. This term we study the laws of Shabbat with Rabbi Shalom Morris  

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The Making of Modern Anglo Jewry

Monday January 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

Politics: Monarchs, Politicians and the Board of Deputies. In each of these monthly lectures learn the stories behind the institutions that define British Jewry today. Followed by refreshments and socializing. Sponsorship opportunities available.  

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Laws of Shabbat

Monday January 13 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The class on 13th January is cancelled,  classes to resume on 20th January    

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This week in the Daf Yomi with Rabbi Shalom Morris

Monday January 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until January 27, 2020

Jews around the world study one page (daf) of Talmud a day to complete the entire Talmud in over seven years. In this class we will study one topic from the previous week’s pages and together participate in this worldwide phenomenon. We are currently in tractate Berahot. Open to all levels  

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Laws of Shabbat

Monday January 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 3, 2020

Free

Learn the ins and out of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. This term we study the laws of Shabbat with Rabbi Shalom Morris  

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Jewish Views From A-Z

Saturday January 25 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

This monthly Shabbat series looks at the Jewish sources on topics that matter following the alphabet. It takes place on Shabbat mornings during Kiddush. January is the letter E  

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This week in the Daf Yomi with Rabbi Shalom Morris

Monday January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until January 27, 2020

Jews around the world study one page (daf) of Talmud a day to complete the entire Talmud in over seven years. In this class we will study one topic from the previous week’s pages and together participate in this worldwide phenomenon. We are currently in tractate Berahot. Open to all levels  

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February 2020

The Making of Modern Anglo Jewry

Monday February 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

February Topic: Kosher The Board of Shehita and Kashrut Authorities: Join Rabbi Morris for monthly lectures and learn the stories behind the institutions that define British Jewry today. Followed by refreshments and socialising. Sponsorship opportunities available

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Laws of Shabbat

Monday February 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until February 3, 2020

Free

Learn the ins and out of Jewish practice in this in-depth and practical class. This term we study the laws of Shabbat with Rabbi Shalom Morris  

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Jewish Views From A-Z

Saturday February 29 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

This monthly Shabbat series looks at the Jewish sources on topics that matter following the alphabet. It takes place on Shabbat mornings during Kiddush. February is the letter F

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March 2020

Purim In the City

Monday March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join us for a Megilliah Reading followed by  hamentashchen and refreshments. Arbit and Megillah with Rabbi Joseph Dweck    

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Purim in the City

Tuesday March 10 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Free

Megillah and regular morning service with Rabbi Elia  

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The Making of Modern Anglo Jewry

Monday March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

This event is now cancelled March Topic: Synagogues: United, Sephardic and The Federation Join Rabbi Morris for monthly lectures and learn the stories behind the institutions that define British Jewry today Followed by refreshments and socializing. Sponsorship opportunities available

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Community Shabbat Dinner with Rabbi Dweck

Friday March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
£12 – £18

Unfortunately this event is now cancelled Join us for a community Shabbat dinner with Rabbi Joseph Dweck at Bevis Marks Synagogue on Friday 20th March 6.30pm services, followed by dinner. Rabbi Dweck will also deliver a sermon on Shabbat Morning  

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May 2020

Join Rabbi Morris in conversation with Laura Arnold Leibman

Tuesday May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free – £5

Join Rabbi Morris in conversation with Laura Arnold Leibman talking about “Giving Sephardic Women a Voice" Laura Arnold Leibman is Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1995. In her new book, The Art of the Jewish Family, Dr Laura Arnold Leibman, of Reed University, Oregon, examines five objects owned by a diverse group of Jewish women who all lived in New York in the years between 1750 and 1850. Four of the…

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September 2020

S&P Selihot Choral Service

Saturday September 5 @ 11:45 pm - Sunday September 6 @ 2:00 am

Please join us for a special S&P Selihot Choral Service - Motza’e Shabbat. Saturday 5th September 11:45pm - 2am Preceded by a Sermon from Rabbi Dweck and introduced by Rabbi Morris. Led by Hazan Eliot Alderman. Accompanied by the London Sephardi Choir. Streamed live from Bevis Marks Synagogue Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_GkdOyZxmTMCGaF-IVvl87w

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